Email : email@example.com 17626 Dogwood Trail Road
Objective My objective is to work for a great company in a great location so that I can showcase my talent as an equipment manager or technician. I have worked in the golf industry for the past 21 years with great success. I work well with others and enjoy sharing my knowledge. When I am not working I enjoy hunting and spending time with my family.
Major Accomplishments Completed initial setup of two golf courses. Fabricating maintenance equipment that cannot be purchased. Helped build and grow in 4 golf courses from beginning to end. Can operate and repair any type of equipment used in golf course or turf maintenance. Designed turf attachment for automotive style lift. Letters of appreciation for great results during PGA champion tour events. Maintaining reels at the highest level. Working for John Deere as a mobile technician. Recently published a book on golf course equipment management.
Employment 2010-Present Kinloch Golf Club Mankin-Sabot VA
Manage shop at very high level club (#48 golf Digest top 100 2011) with L-93 bentgrass fairways,tee’s, and greens with bluegrass rough. Host course for 2011 US senior amateur championship. Supervise one assistant mechanic. Budget control and trims program.
2005 - 2010 Hawks Ridge Golf Club Ball Ground, GA
Manage shop at top end facility (#81 Golf Digest top 100 2005); supervise two
assistant technicians, set work schedules, budget management.
2003 - 2005 The Club at Longview Charlotte, NC
Manage shop and maintain very large fleet of equipment. Design and set up shop and
install Tyron golf lift, and install dual express grinder.
2001 - 2002 Charlotte Country Club Charlotte, NC
Built in 1910. Maintain equipment, grind and back lap. Do all repairs and
maintenance on private Donald Ross Design Country Club and one of the best in the
1998 - 2001 Greenville Turf and Tractor Greenville, SC
Mobile Service Technician
Travel to golf courses located throughout the Carolinas performing warranty work,
equipment setup, service work, and equipment demonstrations. Attend several John
Deere service schools and seminars.
1994 - 1998 Charlotte Golf Links, and the Divide Charlotte, NC
Maintain and repair all equipment on two public golf courses. Toro and John Deere
equipment, Dual Express and Foley grinders. Attend Toro and John Deere service
schools and seminars.
Deep Springs Country Club- Madison, NC
Maintain equipment and work on golf course
Pine Forest Country Club- Summerville SC
Helped build golf course from beginning to end and was equipment
Technician/head mechanic throughout entire process and after.
2009 University of Georgia
Sports Turfgrass Management Certificate
2009 University of Georgia
Principles of Turfgrass Management
10 credits in communications
1985 Community College of the Air Force
1981-1985 four years service in US Air Force
Aircraft Maintenance Specialist
1979 North Stokes High School Danbury, NC
[ Degree/Major ]
High School Graduate, John Deere Dealer service school, John Deere seminars, Toro
service training, Air Force Veteran with Honorable Discharge.
Skills Welding and fabricating, reel and bed knife grinding and backlaping, electrical and hydraulic repair and troubleshooting, budget and parts inventory, small engine repair, diesel engine repair, people management, good communication skills, and more.